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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 2:20pm
English Language Notes
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018


Call for Papers

English Language Notes

Issue 57.1 (April 2019)


[Deadline Extension] CFP SWPACA 2018 - Television

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 2:58pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Call for Papers: Television

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018, Albuquerque, New Mexico 

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 39th annual SWPACA conference.  One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels.  

The Television Area Chair invites interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of television, past or present. Topics include, but are not limited to:

Trump-Era Horror Book (Last Call for Abstracts)

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:03am
Ulster University, Northern Ireland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

TitleMake America Hate Again: Trump-Era Horror & the Politics of Fear

Collection Editor: Dr Victoria McCollum (Ulster University)

Deadline for Abstracts: September 30, 2017

Publisher: Routledge

Heidegger and Black Thinking

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:46am
2018 ACLA Annual Meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Heidegger and Black Thinking

Seminar for the

2018 American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Meeting

Los Angeles March 29–April 1, 2018

Co-organizers: J. Kameron Carter (j.carter[at] and Michael Eng (meng[at]

Digital America Issue no. 10 | Now Accepting Submissions

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 1:16pm
Digital America: an online journal of digital culture and American life
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 10, 2017

Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 10. We are an online journal that focuses on digital art and culturewith an eye towards impactful perspectives in the digital age, as well as danalyzing what it means to live in our current political climate. We are looking for critical essays, film, artwork, design, and reviews that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture. We are also interested in work that explores how new behaviors and global networks of power and influence are examining what it means to be American.

Prison Narratives and Criminalization: Anthurium Journal Special Issue

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:55pm
Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017


Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal is seeking submissions for a special issue on “Prison Narratives and Criminalization.”  Submissions may include scholarly essays, research articles, personal narratives, interviews, and oral histories or commentary.  Articles should focus on any aspect of criminalization and/or imprisonment in North America.

Possible themes for submissions include:

[ACLA 2018] The Rise of Autotheory, Inside and Outside the Academy

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 10:54am
Margeaux Feldman & Philip Sayers
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

“[E]ven the most abstract theories are, to varying degrees, informed by their subjective conditions of existence: by, that is, the inner psychic dynamics of the theorist” -- Stuart Hall, Familiar Stranger

“[T]heory can do more the closer it gets to the skin.” -- Sara Ahmed, Living a Feminist Life


Seeking Book Reviews

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 3:20pm
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students at the University of Iowa and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars, is currently soliciting book reviews for our upcoming special issue: Transition/Transgress. 

We are particularly interested in reviews of the following texts: 

In The Wake: On Blackness and Being, Christina Sharpe (Duke 2016)

Queer Philologies: Sex, Language, and Affect in Shakespeare's Time, Jeffrey Masten (UPenn 2016)

No Tea, No Shade: New Writings in Black Queer Studies, edited by E. Patrick Johnson (Duke 2016)

Octavia Butler Companion

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 1:32pm
Dr. Gregory Hampton
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

Call for Papers:

Butler Companion


Editors Gregory J. Hampton (Howard University) and Kendra R. Parker (Hope College) are seeking submissions for The Bloomsbury Companion to Octavia E. Butler. This book will be a collection of literary criticism and theory by an international range of contemporary scholars exploring major themes across the full span of Octavia Butler’s writing.  


We welcome essays that survey past and current scholarship on Butler; however, we are most interested in work that will point forward to new directions and new agendas in Butler scholarship on both domestic and international levels.